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Nevil Ford

Nevil Ford, American investment banker.

Background

  • Ford, Nevil was born on April 18, 1891 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Edwin and Anne Paddock (Hopkins) Ford.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Harvard University, 1913.

    Career

    • Factory worker and salesman, A. H. Davenport Company, Boston, 1914. Securities salesman, Jackson & Curtis, 1915-1920. With First Boston Corporation, 1921-1960, member Executive Committee, 1935-1956, senior vice president, 1950-1956, director, 1935-1960.

      President, director Huntington Purchase, Inc., 1945-1969. Director and Chairman of the Board. Member Executive Committee Heritage Federal Savings & Loan Association, advisory director, 1975.

      Director, treasurer, member Executive Committee Foreign Bondholders Protective Council, Inc. Vice-president, director 825 Fifth Avenue Corporation Trustee, member executive and finance coms., chairman audit committee, New York University-Bellevue Center. Chairman New York University-Bellevue Medical Fund, 1947-1951.

      President, director Peoples Symphony Concerts, New York Director North Suffolk chapter American Red Cross. Board directors, member Executive Committee Netherlands-American Foundation.

    Membership

    Member Executive Committee Heritage Federal Savings & Loan Association, advisory director, 1975. Served as Lieutenant (junior grade), United States Naval Flying Corps. 1918-1919.; Served as state administrator for Defense Savings.

    Member Medical and Health Research Association New York City (director until 1970), New York Panel Arbitrators, New York Stock Exchange (director), National Association Securities Dealers, Association Crippled Children (director. Clubs: Huntington (New York) Country.

    Connections

    • Married Louise McAlister, August 6, 1917.
    • father: Edwin Ford
    • mother: Anne Paddock (Hopkins) Ford
    • spouse: Louise McAlister
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    Born April 18, 1891
    Died June 10, 1979
    (aged 88)
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